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Crestwood extends mall agreement because progress is in ‘late stages’

Pictured above: The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Walpert Properties has not yet announced tenants for the Crestwood mall redevelopment, but city officials extended the redevelopment agreement for six months because they believe the company’s plans are in the “late stages.” The Board of

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Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com After a marathon public hearing, the Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road March 26, but also voted to reconsider at its meeting next week. The board held two public hearings on the BriteWorX car wash proposed for 9846 Watson Road, one for a

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Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to support Lindbergh School’s Proposition R, a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, at its March 12 meeting. The resolution passed unanimously, with Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding abstaining from the vote due to his employment with Lindbergh Schools. “With the security and the tech upgrades, the

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Crestwood adopts resolution against city-county merger

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is taking an official position against a merger of St. Louis city and St. Louis County. The board adopted a resolution against a city-county merger at its meeting Tuesday night. The resolution, which was approved unanimously by the board 7-0 with Ward 2 Alderman Justin

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Crestwood appeals Affton case, lawyers up

Pictured above: St. Louis County police and first responders from the Affton Fire Protection District gather outside an apartment complex  in October after it was set ablaze. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Crestwood is appealing its lawsuit against the Affton Fire Protection District to the Missouri Supreme Court, and adding a

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Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announced they are coming — and those didn’t even make it

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Five seats are up for election in Crestwood

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will have five of its eight seats up for election in April, a first in the history of the city. Four current aldermanic seats were previously slated to be up for election in April 2019: Richard Breeding from Ward 1, Mary Stadter from Ward 2, Jerry Miguel from Ward 3

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